7 Tricks for Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Know how to care for your self
  • Reduce the risk of renal failure
  • Be happy


1. Know the underlying disease

The important diseases cause of kidney damaged are diabetes and high blood pressure. If you are patients with the underlying diseases, you should meet the physician and get medicines regularly as well as the practice according to your healthcare provider recommendations. This will be able to reduce worsen kidney disease. Moreover, the most importance is to frequenly do health check by yourself, especially those at risk or with the above mentioned underlying diseases. The physical examination throug annual health check-up is the must which will include examination of the following diseases

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  • Measuring blood pressure
  • Kidney function tests via urin examiniation, “BUN”.
  • Kidney function tests via blood examination, “Creatinine”

All the above three figures are the indicator measuring your wellness of kidney function.

2. About diet

For patients with kidney disease should limit intaking the foods which their metabolized wastes are eliminated by kidney such as meet.  However, protein from meet is highly quilify to build and repair tissue, therefore you should not stop to intake the meet but only limit to have it.

Protein from beans is not recommended for the patient with kidney disease because it's not high  qualified  proteins. In addition, intaken lots of bean will increase phosphorus which may induce osteoporosis.

Should you would like to take the milk which provides high quality protein, you can have it with some limitation since the milk provides also rich with mineral sustances including phosphorus and potassium which is harmful for patients with chronic renal failure. Please consult your physician.

Food kinds of carbohydrate and fat can be intaken, but do not too much. You should avoid intake he fruits and vegetables with high potassium such as banana blossom, coriander, sweet basit, asparagus, water mimosa, straw mushroom, carrot, Thai morning glory, durian, lon-gan and banana, etc.

Drinking water should be taken 1.5 to 2 liters per day to compensate the lost of water.  Taking  too much water may be harmful since the water excreted by kidney may not be efficiently causing swelling.  If so, physician will normally recomment you to control the amount of water  to drink. Too much intaken water will also dilute the concentration of urine, induce low potassium in blood circuration which may cause seizure or depressive symptom.

3. Sleep enough

M&H Manufacturing Patients with chronic renal failure should sleep at least 6-8 hours in order to let your body take fully rest.

  
4. Exercise regularly

Patients with kidney disease should exercise at least 30 minutes each, 3 times a week to keep your muscles healthy, to control blood your pressure and to reduce your body fat.  In addition, it will improve you sleeping and weight control.  The excercise should be emphasized incorporating with the appropriated diet.

5. Modify lifestyle to avoid risk

Patients with kidney disease should avoid intake of alcoholic drink and smoking which decrease the kidney's efficiency.  Urinated continent may induce infection in urinary bladder and  may cause acute kidney damage in some patients.

A lot of patients with end stage renal failure who have to be treated by hemodialysis may not recognized themselves because they still reserve their normal life.…


6. Do not get the diarrhea

If chronic kidney disease patients get diarrhea particulary profuse watery diarrhea leading to rapid dehydration and electrolyte imbalance, the patient may have kidney failure at the consequence.

7. Take appropriate medication

Patients with chronic kidney disease should take more caution in the drug usage as well as should avoid self medication. Because many drugs are eliminated by the kidney, resulting in kidney work harder and may cause kidney failure.  Therefore you should consult physician or pharmacist prior to take the drug.

The blood transmitted diseases including AIDS, hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus are able to infect the donee by blood transfusion. To avoid those infections, the dialysis patients have to alternatively take the medicine for generating red blood cells because the dialysis procedure will take off the red blood cells from the blood circulation. The choosen medicine taken for building red blood cell should be recruited from those with highly purified, free from the above germs to ensure the safety.

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